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S49489: Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (SODI) [620] Print View
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PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 8 (6) mL   Room Temperature - 10 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Detects mutations in the superoxide dismutase (SOD1) gene. 20% of adult-onset familial ALS cases are associated with SOD1 mutations.

Higher blood volumes ensure adequate DNA quantity, which varies with
WBC, specimen condition, and need for confirmatory testing.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
21-30 days

CPT Code
81404

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
The reason for testing is required: for diagnostic or predictive purpose. If this test is to be used for a predictive purpose, a consent form will be faxed to you that requires the physician's signature. Athena will not perform this assay without this signed consent form, which is to be faxed directly to Athena (number provided on the form). Please contact the LORRA dept at X2551 with any questions. Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Next Generation Sequencing






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